Not only is it Nick Saban’s job to win football games, but in order to do that he has to fight complacency. It would be pretty easy for his players to fall into that trap considering how often they win. However, Saban and his staff might have gone too far this time. It looks like they absolutely made and concocted “news stories” that didn’t actually exist.
So it looks like the staff completely made up the overconfidence quote and wile Saban was incredibly complimentary when it came to the Washington secondary there was never any mention from anyone that it was the best the country.
Good try good effort Alabama. Has Saban just run out of motivational speeches? Maybe just a good old “We’re playing for a potential championship” speech just isn’
[h/t SB Nation]